Allison Glock spoke to Ronda Rousey for ESPN about her diet:
“I try to keep healthy-ish, but I’m so on point when I’m in camp that having a vegetable wrap would actually only be healthy-ish because of the wrap on it,” Rousey said.
“Like last night, I got the fried calamari and I took all the bread off before dipping it, and that was my treat. And I had one little rip of the cotton candy because I thought maybe gourmet cotton candy would be different. It wasn’t. And I ate all the raspberries off the desserts. Everyone else had dessert. I ate the raspberries. And I wouldn’t even do that during camp. Let me show you what my training diet looks like.
[Takes out her phone, pulls up a sample menu.] Here we go.
8 a.m.: Two teaspoons oat bran, two teaspoons chia seeds, two teaspoons hemp seeds;
10 a.m.: Train; 11:45: Post-exercise smoothie;
12 p.m.: Farmer’s scramble: one whole egg, plus two egg whites, two sides of turkey bacon;
4 p.m.: Snack: one apple, one-fourth cup raw almonds, one-fourth cup raw cashews;
6 p.m.: Train. Post-exercise smoothie, da, da, da. Before bed: Chamomile tea. Everything’s got an hour, an amount, everything.
“And instead of vitamins, I have this giant shake twice a day, so it’s all fresh vegetables and fruits: a whole beet, a whole apple, two carrots, four strawberries, one cup of blueberries, two handfuls of red grapes, one whole lemon, one handful of spinach, one handful of kale, one-fourth handful of parsley, two stalks of celery, two tablespoons of hemp seeds, two tablespoons of chia seeds, one tablespoon of coconut oil, one chard leaf, no stem.”